The list of things we have to be outraged about in 2020 is long. But take heart, it's not 1659 when the Puritans cancelled Christmas, or 1837 when dueling was the way to deal with disagreement instead of a tirade on Twitter.
Long before we all carried phones with cameras to catch outrageous behavior, people behaved badly, from graffiti during the Roman Empire to philandering politicians in the modern era.
We've always been a tad wicked says Australian author and comedian Mikey Robins. He tells stories of wonderfully awful people in his new book, Reprehensible: Polite Histories of Bad Behaviour